By Diego A. Vazquez-Brust, Joseph Sarkis, James J. Cordeiro
A variety of arguments are made through a global crew of authors during this notwithstanding scary publication approximately an understudied and socially very important context. A destiny during which monetary wealth transfers around the North-South divide from richer to poorer international locations is much from adequate for the relaxation of poverty and the pursuit of sustainability. warning has to be taken while progress is completed during the liquidation of the typical wealth of poorer international locations, on the way to retain an international monetary establishment. Neither poverty aid nor sustainability will eventually be completed. The monetary cave in and social upheaval that would end result will take advantage of fresh monetary downturn glance trivial by means of comparability. what's extra urgently wanted as a substitute, as argued during this ebook, is collaboration for sustainability and innovation within the worldwide South, specifically construction on versions initially built within the South which are transferable to the North. In pursuit of a sustainable and extra equitable destiny, the ebook examines such issues as Cross-Border Innovation in South-North reasonable alternate provide Chains; power toxins Prevention courses in Bangladesh; electronic Literacy and Social Inclusion within the South via Collective Storytelling and Eco-innovation on the ‘Bottom of the Pyramid’. lots of those tales and feature no longer been instructed and wish larger visibility. The ebook contributes in a meaningfully to the dialogue of the way innovation and sustainability technological know-how can profit each side in South-North innovation collaborations. It presents worthy advent to the subjects, in addition to necessary opinions and most sensible practices. This back-and-forth circulation of rules and innovation is itself new and promising within the smooth pursuit of a good and sustainable destiny for all areas of our planet.
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